shotgun

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The front passenger seat in a vehicle, next to the driver.
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I call shotgun!.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'shotgun':

shotgunA gun which fires loads consisting of small metal balls, called shot, from a cartridge.
shotgunA one-story dwelling with no hallways or corridors, with the rooms arranged in a straight line. Mostly heard in the southern United States.
shotgunA play formation in which the quarterback is a few feet behind the snapper when the ball is hiked, ideally allowing for an easier pass play.
shotgunTo claim the front seat in a car.
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